13 Jan 2015
Researcher vacanacy

TAPOL is pleased to announce a vacancy for a new post of Researcher to support an exciting action research project on self-determination conflicts. For details on the role and how to apply, please read on.

Tagged: TAPOL
30 Nov 2014
'As if We're Half Animals' Filep Karma on racism and resistance

Today on the 10th anniversary of his incarceration, political prisoner Filep Karma publishes his new book ‘As If We’re Half Animals,’ a powerful and damning account of repression, racism and resistance.

Tagged: Act of Free Choice, Freedom of Expression, Indigenous Rights, Justice and Trials, Political Prisoners, West Papua
26 Nov 2014
TAPOL calls for action on Bloody Yotefa case

Following a civil society investigation into the Bloody Yotefa case on 2 July 2014, today TAPOL called on the UN Special Procedures to intervene to ensure an independent investigation, safety of the surviving victims, justice and the right to remedy for the victims. 

Tagged: Police, Torture, West Papua
13 Nov 2014
Kimanus and Linus to be moved to Abepura prison

After over ten years in jail, Papuan political prisoners Linus and Kimanus are to be transferred from Nabire to Abepura prison, far from their families.

Tagged: Political Prisoners, West Papua
12 Nov 2014
Kimanus and Linus forced to use plastic bottles for toilet at Nabire police station

Papuan Political prisoners Linus and Kimanus have been moved from Nabire prison to a police holding cell and are being treated inhumanely. News report from Democracy Alliance for Papua (ALDP).

Tagged: Political Prisoners, West Papua
16 Oct 2014
Papuan human rights lawyer Gustaf Kawer

Despite interventions from local, national and international NGOs and lawyers groups, police intimidation of Papuan human rights lawyer Gustaf Kawer continues.

Tagged: Human Rights Defenders, Police, West Papua